‘oneness’ turns out to be a thought too far

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In all these decades of stalking
the sages’ “who am I?”
I’ve only learned what I’m not.

I thought I was this body,
these thoughts and feelings
and the timeline on which
they inscribe their stories.

But how can I be anything perceived
or felt or conceived?
Or remembered or imagined?

I’d have to split myself in two:
one bit of me to be the viewer
and one to be the view.

If I can’t split myself in two
(have you tried it?)
well, um m m m m
how can I claim that I’m even one?

Indivisible  T H U S N E S S  is present;
yet to claim that it is ‘one’
turns out to be
a thought too far.

~

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4 thoughts on “‘oneness’ turns out to be a thought too far

    1. Gladness that you could hear, @restingingawareness.com.

      Thanks for leaving your comment – and introducing me to your blog. I look forward to reading more of your wise writing!

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